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    The position serves as a Transportation Specialist in the FHWA Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Office of Human Environment and is assigned to the Livability Team. The Team is responsible for supporting planning and project development programs nationally; providing policy leadership for multimodal and bicyclist and pedestrian initiatives and funding programs; and facilitates and provides outreach and technical assistance on related initiatives.

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    As a Transportation Specialist, you will:

    • Interpret and implement Federal transportation legislation relating to multimodal, bicycle, and pedestrian transportation planning and project development.
    • Coordinate multimodal activities with team members and internal/external stakeholders.
    • Support program needs and provide feedback on program focus areas assessing the capabilities and effectiveness of applying the latest technology, data driven decision support tools, and state of the art planning practices.
    • Provide assistance to FHWA, State, and local planning and environmental staffs regarding multimodal transportation system planning and methods policies, processes, and analysis methods regarding bicycle and pedestrian planning and project development capacity building.
    • Coordinate the implementation of Federal research dollars. Innovation coordination can include automation, shared use mobility, finance, and all user and abilities design.
    • Develop processes, reports, and case studies to facilitate the dissemination of innovations, tools, and lessons learned from the implementation of Federal programs and policies.

    The Ideal Candidate is a senior professional with an in-depth understanding of transportation planning policies, guidance, and legislation related to multimodal, bicycle, and pedestrian network planning, accelerating project delivery, and data-driven, systemic safety design; and possesses expertise and experience in the application of a wide variety of disciplines including transportation planning, government structures and intergovernmental relations, research and economic analysis, organizational and program evaluation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517162200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.